In a first of its kinds, Avanse Financial Services, an education-focused NBFC based in Mumbai, in partnership with EkamSatt Foundation, a trust conducting social activities in the field of education and health for defence personnel, has launched “Academia Scholarship” program for students coming from defence families. Fifty bright students will be chosen for this and awarded scholarships of INR 50,000 each. The amount can be used for formal education as well as alternate courses. The applicants can opt for any Post-Graduation and skill enhancement course of their choice. This scholarship money can be used to pay the students’ tuition fees or any other fees that the institute will be charging during the course.
Students for this program will be selected on ‘first come first serve’ basis. Interested students can log on to www.avanse.com to understand the details of the scholarship and then write to team Avanse at firstname.lastname@example.org the requisite documents – college offer letter, student’s KYC, past academic scores, competitive examination score and college fee structure. The duration of this scholarship program is from 1st March 2020 to 31st March 2020.
Commenting on the launch, Amit Gainda, CEO, Avanse Financial Servicessaid, “Avanse Academia Scholarship for the children of defence personnel is a platform launched to show our gratitude to the defence community for their selfless services. The sacrifices made by their families are often overlooked. Their children either spend a lot of time without their parent or if they are with their family, they spend a large portion of their school years moving from one base to the other. While there is no true way to repay for their sacrifices, we believe that this program will help them take a step towards their academic goals. This program was conceptualized keeping in mind our mission of making quality education affordable and accessible for every deserving Indian student.”